Facebook is push another set of new features and improvements to Messenger. The highlight of the latest update is the new quick response bar that Facebook has added to the Messenger media viewer, as well as the functionality of QR codes and payment links.
The new quick response bar will make conversations much easier since Messenger users won’t need to go back to their main thread if they want to add a photo or video. With the new feature, just tap on the photo or video and send a response through the quick response bar at the bottom of the screen.
Only available in the US, the new QR code and payment link features are aimed at users who want to send or request money with Facebook Pay, even if they are not logged in on Facebook. Each user can now find their personal QR code and payment link in Messenger settings, under “Pay on Facebook. “These can be shared to send or request money.
Last but not least, Facebook is adding some new discussion themes, such as Olivia rodrigo, World Oceans Day, and F9. The new chat themes are available now on Messenger and Instagram, so be sure to go to your chat settings, tap “Theme“and choose the one you like.